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Yesterday’s News

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Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Irish-based online course provider with 4.5 million students enters examinership

The company in question is Shaw Academy Ltd.

Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Dublin City Council launches High Court challenge after it was refused planning for two new bridges

The council says the board’s decision means the costs of building the bridges will increase by between €25m and €42 million.

Friday 28 December, 2018

Man wanted in Scotland for allegedly raping ex-girlfriend denied bail by Dublin High Court

The matter will return before the court in the New Year.

Friday 28 September, 2018

Challenge over investigation into greyhound who tested positive for banned substance dismissed

The judge said the challenge against the inquiry into findings concerning “Clonbrien Hero” was “premature”.

Vet who wore Donald Trump mask while working at meat plant wins High Court case

The judge adjourned the case to a date in Octobers when final orders will be made.

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Romanian man accused of raping woman in Scotland denied bail

Raul Covaci Novak was arrested in Co Donegal earlier this month on foot of a European Arrest Warrant issued by the Scottish Authorities.

Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Student who missed out on college place because of examiner's mistake calls situation 'an utter disgrace'

Rebecca Carter has been denied a place studying veterinary medicine in UCD because the State Examinations Commission will not hear her appeal until October.

Friday 21 September, 2018

HSE called before High Court to explain discharge of woman now living in 'appalling circumstances'

The solicitor says it appears the woman was discharged from hospital without any consideration of her needs and is now effectively homeless.

Thursday 20 September, 2018

High Court places construction firm involved in building of social housing into examinership

Co Kildare based MDY Construction Ltd is currently involved in six projects.

Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Former Garda Commissioner wants to bring defamation action against newspaper

Noirin O’Sullivan claims she was defamed by the Cork-based Irish Examiner newspaper.

Tuesday 18 September, 2018

High Court grants orders requiring protesters to end occupation of Dublin property

The injunctions are to remain in place until the case has been finalised.

Tuesday 28 August, 2018

High Court orders occupiers of house in Dublin's north inner city to vacate by 2pm tomorrow

The court heard that the people involved are believed to have previously been in occupation of a property at Summerhill Parade.

High Court remands man (23) in custody wanted by US authorities on fatal road crash charges

Samuel Joseph Tucker was arrested by gardaí in Cork yesterday evening.

Mother leaves prison after purging contempt in €1m property repossession case

The woman, whose teenage children had resided at the property, was jailed by the High Court on 27 April.

Monday 27 August, 2018

School launches High Court challenge over decision requiring it to enrol boy with autism

The student involved cannot be identified for legal reasons.

Teacher who allegedly called student a 'little b***h' wins appeal to challenge dealing of complaint

The High Court ruled Pierce Dillion was not entitled to a judicial review against Catholic University School in 2016.

Challenge to abortion referendum result dismissed by Court of Appeal

The judge said that the challenge was on such flimsy and slender grounds that it amounted to “a frustration of the democratic process in relation to referendums”

Wednesday 22 August, 2018

High Court dismisses case to prevent Drew Harris becoming next Garda Commissioner

Belfast based researcher Ciaran MacAirt had asked the High Court to judicially review the Irish Government’s decision to appoint Harris.

Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Judge to decide tomorrow if challenge to new Garda Commissioner's appointment will go ahead

The State, represented by Remy Farrell SC, has opposed the application, and argues MacAirt’s action is “unstateable and novel” and should be dismissed.

Friday 17 August, 2018

High Court challenge launched to prevent Drew Harris becoming next Garda Commissioner RUC

High Court challenge launched to prevent Drew Harris becoming next Garda Commissioner

The action has been brought by Ciaran MacAirt whose grandmother was killed when a loyalist bomb exploded at McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.

Court of Appeal to rule later this month on woman's challenge to Eighth Referendum result

On 25 May, 1,429,981 people voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

Thursday 16 August, 2018

Beaten candidate of Dublin-based association for Igbo people takes challenge to the High Court

Counsel claimed 18 people were stopped from voting.

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Owner of a number of Dublin houses takes court action against Summerhill home occupation

The matter will return to court tomorrow.

Friday 10 August, 2018

Farmer jailed over refusal to obey orders not to trespass on land

John Kinsella didn’t show up to court today.

Thursday 9 August, 2018

Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation

A judge has overruled a previous decision by the Hepatitis C and HIV Compensation Tribunal.

Man in non-secure facility sexually assaulted other vulnerable adults, court told

The HSE has been permitted to detain the man in a supervised facility following the accusations.

Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Judge dismisses claim that Patrick Hutch's detention at Cloverhill Prison is unlawful

Hutch is accused of murdering David Byrne in Dublin in 2016.

Thalidomide group welcomes right to discover State documents in 'mother of all battles'

26 people are attempting to bring forward compensation claims against the drug’s manufacturers and others.

Thursday 2 August, 2018

Teacher accused of sexual impropriety against student goes to High Court to stop garda vetting notification

The student was 19-years-old at the time of the allegations.

Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Man claims he was wrongly convicted and sentenced twice for same crash

The claim was made before the High Court by lawyers representing Luigi Forte.

Monday 28 May, 2018

Number of High Court challenges brought against housing development beside Dublin park

Number of High Court challenges brought against housing development beside Dublin park

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for the development of 100 houses and 200 apartments beside St Anne’s Park.

TGI Friday's secures High Court injunction as Dublin branch faces being 'put out of business'

The temporary injunction prevents the landlords from taking possession of the premises at Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre.

Monday 8 January, 2018

Boy accused of assisting in alleged rape of sister is placed in secure unit

The 15-year-old has a history of drug taking and alcohol abuse, the High Court has been told.

Thursday 21 September, 2017

Judge tells authors of book on Kinahan cartel to improve their defence in defamation proceeding

Derek Cervi has taken defamation proceedings against the authors and publishers of the book ‘The Cartel’.

Friday 1 September, 2017

Companies that own Galway's G Hotel and Eye Cinema owe €690 million to bank, court hears

The High Court heard that Deutsche Bank is owed over €690 million by the group of companies.

Thursday 22 September, 2016

Girl, 16, placed in secure care over fears that she could be sexually exploited

It is understood the girl, who went missing recently, was involved with an older man.

Thursday 15 September, 2016

Claims teens were kept in solitary confinement at Oberstown are rejected

The case was heard in court today.

Monday 22 August, 2016

TV doctor claims businessman 'unlawfully interfered' with her GP practice

Dr Nina Byrnes has said the situation could cause irreparable damage to her medical and business reputation.

Monday 4 January, 2016

Michael Fingleton fails in attempt to stop Central Bank inquiry

The judge also rejected that the inquiry would lead to significant financial hardship for him.

Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Music wins as legal bid against Dundrum on Ice thrown out of court

A retired businessman complained that amplified music coming from the venue was upsetting.